(Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change, UK
April 5-9, 2013, Taipei, Taiwan
- How does the doing of tourism and the being a tourist, impact upon our understandings and appreciation of cultural heritage?
- How do our values regarding the past change?
- How do / should we communicate cultural heritage to tourists and society at large, in an age of immediacy, a time of multiple realities and in multi-cultural societies?
- Understanding tourist experiences of heritage sites – narrative, memory and emotion
- Interpreting and communicating the values of heritage – engaging complex audiences
- Identity building through tangible and intangible heritage – challenging traditions
- Regeneration programmes based on heritage – economies of nostalgia
- Processes of commodifying pasts for touristic consumption – (dis)inventing tradition
- Heritages of conflict – power, glory and displacement
- Mobile heritage – diasporas, routes and roots
Chair of Cultural Heritage
University of Birmingham